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Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan

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West Nusa Tenggara 83352, Indonesia
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Good diving

We went diving at Blue Marlin dive two weeks ago. Two of us we're open water certified and one did... read more

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Sander B
Amazing diving experience

We visited Gili T for 4 nights as part of our honeymoon. We had no plans on diving but happened to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Piran D
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Blue Marlin Dive is the original and longest established PADI dive resort on the beautiful Gili islands. Set up in 1992 by renowned technical diver and instructor Simon Liddiard, Blue Marlin has grown to be a successful PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Resort and TDI technical diving facility. We offer daily recreational and technical dive trips for certified divers, a complete range of PADI recreational courses from beginner to instructor level and a luxury diving liveaboard based in Komodo national park. An award-winning TDI and IART technical facility, we specialize in Enriched Air Nitrox, Tri-mix, Buddy Inspiration and Evolution, and JJ Closed-Circuit Rebreather training. We have a full service dive resort with a restaurant, bar & on-site accommodation. Let our clear warm waters, swaying palm trees and no-motorized traffic ensure your holiday is a memorable one.
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Reviewed yesterday

We went diving at Blue Marlin dive two weeks ago. Two of us we're open water certified and one did a DSD. We did two fun dives in total (since the DSD is a dive in the pool + an open water). Blue Marlin arranged...More

Thank Sander B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Gili T for 4 nights as part of our honeymoon. We had no plans on diving but happened to walk past Blue Marlin on our first day and decided to pop in for lunch. By the time we left an hour later we...More

Thank Piran D
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Piran for the wonderful review! We are so happy you chose to spend part of your honeymoon in the Gilis! We're so glad you enjoyed the diving here as well as the amazing Mark as your instructor. We hope to see you back...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thank you Blue Marlin for the 3-day open water course! Had an amazing time, the atmosphere is great. Suyi was such a good instructor, couldn’t be happier. She helped me through the maskremoval which I didn’t like, and I aced it later in the ocean!...More

Thank Ebba H
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BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks very much for your great review! We are thrilled to bits that you had a great time learning how to dive with Suyi who is bubbly both underwater and on the surface! We are in the process of getting new chairs so when you...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just got back from a 17 day diving holiday in Indonesia, with 10 spent on Gili T. Had arranged to do all my diving with Blue Marlin, and wasn't disappointed. Where to start? All the staff were fantastic. They are such a tight knit crew,...More

Thank Andy J
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review Andy! It was so great to have you guys dive with us and join our family here. You were such a joy to be around every day! Glad you had such a great time diving in Komodo. Come...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was my first time on Gili Trawangan and I decided to do my Open Water Course. My dive instructor was Mark. I had an amazing time learning to dive so I decided to do the Advanced Course, too! This was a good decision, not...More

Thank An B
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BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Congratulations on completing your Open Water and Advanced certifications with us here at Blue Marlin! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Mark is an amazing instructor so we are not surprised you enjoyed learning how to dive with him...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did discover scuba dive and our experience was fabulous. Neil our dive instructor was so amazing, he has great sense of humour and amazing attitude. Course started with theory followed by pool session and dive at the end. We were scared for our first...More

Thank Jay J
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BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

What a great review! Thanks for taking the time to write a few words about your experience. Neil is indeed a great instructor and we are lucky to have him on the team! We do hope that one day you will come back and dive...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just completed my AOW with the awesome Matt Devil... uh I mean Devonport. You see I’m a man of the air so I’m not very good underwater.. most of the time I’m just trying not to die in the sea instead doing any real diving....More

Thank Gavin K
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Gavin, thanks so much for making us laugh with your wonderful review. WE're very lucky to have Matt on the team. He makes laugh both in and out of the water and we are very happy that you had a good experience with him!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had three days of great dives with the Blue Marlin crew. First day was with Josie who brought us up to speed after 10+ years since last dive, second day was with Ade and third was Egy. All we brilliant experiences with lots to see.

Thank David A
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David thank you so much for your review. We're very glad you had such a wonderful experience diving here with Blue Marlin. We hope to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After not diving for 14 years, Josie did a refresher PADI course with us in tge pool and then took us on a great reef dive where we was turtles, sharks and a load of cool colourful creatures. Very professional operation, the team is friendly...More

Thank Michael C
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BlueMarlinDive, Booking at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the great review. We are very lucky to have such a diversity of marine life around the Gilis and were so glad that you were able to get back into diving after so many years. We hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my friend walked around the whole island looking for a place to learn how to scuba dive and the we found Blue Marlin. It was like a love story. We found them, they found us. They were super nice and especially our amaaaazing...More

Thank Alma F
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the wonderful review Alma. We're very happy you were able to stumble upon Blue Marlin on your trip to Gili Trawangan. So pleased you had a wonderful time with the amazing Mark ;) We do hope you come back and do...More

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kevindsouza013
2 April 2018|
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Response from BlueMarlinDive | Property representative |
To book for diving, please just send us an email or come into the dive shop the day before you wish to dive. Our email address can be found on the Blue Marlin website.
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Raluca T
15 March 2018|
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Response from BlueMarlinDive | Property representative |
Hello, You can either vcome into the dive shop the day before you wish to dive or send us an email directly to make a booking. You can find the email address on our website. We are open until 8.30pm every night.
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sarah g
1 February 2018|
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I was on Gili T.
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